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Liverpool-Roma clash: Italian men charged over Anfield violence  
Two men are due in court following violence before Liverpool's Champions League game against Roma.  

Brexit: Amber Rudd suggests customs union position 'not final'  
The home secretary says there are still "discussions to be had... to arrive at a final position".  

The Chuckle Brothers are back - here are 10 things you may not know about them  
The TV legends are getting a new show - here are 10 things you may not know about them.  

2019 World Cup: London Stadium not one of 11 tournament venues  
London Stadium will not host any Cricket World Cup matches next summer.  

Snapchat releases new Spectacles 2.0  
Over a year after they first launched, Spectacles 2.0 is being released with new features.  

Durdle Door sea death: 'Freak wave' washed Rose Carter out to sea  
An inquest hears Rose Carter was walking with her mother and sister when she was hit by the wave.  

Wembley: Football Association offered £800m to sell national football stadium  
The Football Association receives an offer to sell Wembley Stadium, in a deal understood to be worth £800m.  

'Alcohol' pilots cleared after evidence blunder  
The pair were accused of planning to fly an aircraft from Scotland to Canada while over the legal alcohol limit.  

Rolling out a welcome for Kim Jong-un  
South Korean social media split over plans to hold a guard of honour to welcome the North Korean leader.  

Space agencies intent on mission to return Mars rocks to Earth  
Nasa and Esa sign a letter of intent that could lead to the first "round trip" to the Red Planet.  

Meghan Markle leaves Suits: Five stand-out moments  
She does! Find out what happens to Meghan Markle during her final appearance on the US legal drama.  

Windrush: Home Office 'to scrap immigration removals targets'  
The move comes after Home Secretary Amber Rudd told MPs she had not known they existed.  

Alfie Evans: Parents and doctors to discuss sending toddler home  
Terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans has been at the centre of a legal wrangle over his care.  

Knife crime up 22% in England and Wales  
The mayor of London says the rise is "unacceptably high", and calls for "national solutions".  

Cliff Richard case: Police assisted BBC 'too much'  
Ex-South Yorkshire Police chief describes his force's relationship with the BBC as a "shotgun wedding".  

Burst Wednesbury water main turns street into river  
One woman had to be rescued and pupils from several schools in the area were sent home for the day.  

'Being born with red hair made me a world champion'  
How a four-year-old was sent to taekwondo to avoid bullying - and went on to become an Olympic hopeful.  

Royal wedding: William to be Harry's best man for Meghan marriage  
Prince William is returning the favour as Prince Harry had been his best man in 2011.  

Duke of Cambridge battles sleep as he sits next to Meghan Markle  
The Duke of Cambridge struggles to keep his eyes open after the arrival of his third child.  

Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder: Eddie Hearn tells Wilder 'show us the money'  
Anthony Joshua wants to "see the money" before agreeing to Deontay Wilder's $50m unification fight offer, says promoter Eddie Hearn.  

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard on Rangers shortlist for manager  
Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is being considered for the manager's job with Rangers.  

We put today's school pupils through an old tech challenge  
Can they really not tell the time using an old fashioned clock?  

Gun emoji disarmed as Microsoft follows Google toy switch  
Microsoft plans to replace its revolver emoji with a water pistol, following similar moves by others.  

St Laurence O'Toole's heart found six years after theft  
The 800-year-old relic is found undamaged in a Dublin park six years after heart heist.  

Caster Semenya expected to be affected by IAAF rule changes  
Some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men or change events unless they take medication, from 1 November.  

Turner Prize 2018 rewards art activists tackling crime, rights and race  
Forensic Architecture uncovers and exhibits facts about crimes and rights abuses.  

Fake cancer causes belief 'rife', research suggests  
Drinking from plastic bottles, food additives and microwave ovens are just some that people believe.  

Olly Alexander: 'The landscape has changed for queer artists'  
Olly Alexander says pop stars no longer have to worry about discussing their sexuality.  

NFL Draft: Shaquem Griffin - the American football player with one hand  
Shaquem Griffin is just one of hundreds of college players hoping to achieve their dreams and be selected in this week's NFL Draft - but he's different from the rest.  

Can we trust BMI to measure obesity?  
Our fat calculator has thrown up a range of questions from people on body mass index.  

School sex abuse: 'My son was raped on a play date'  
Even primary-school-age children are capable of rape, the mother of a victim discovered.  

African female bikers raising health awareness in Nigeria  
Taking women's health awareness across Nigeria, on a motorbike.  

'I run for the family I'm not allowed to see'  
Runner Salah Ameidan takes part in the Sahara Marathon every year - it's the closest he can get to his family, who live in territory governed by Morocco.  

Korean talks: What will come from Kim-Moon meeting?  
The talks are unlikely to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear weapons but could bring the countries closer.  

Meet people who review Facebook's reported content  
'Laura' worked as a content reviewer for Facebook. She describes some of the terrible things she saw.  

I was a teenage 'money mule'  
One young woman tells the BBC how she let her bank account be used for money-laundering scam.  

Highlands women 'rethink having babies'  
A three-hour drive in active labour and a risky journey for a newborn: the reality of having a Highland baby.  

Alfie Evans: When are parents denied the final say?  
The parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans want to move their son to a hospital in Rome.  

Driven to his death: Mystery of motorcyclist body on M4  
Unravelling the mystery of the motorcyclist's body found on the central reservation of the M4.  

Is it easier or harder to live without plastic than 10 years ago?  
Ten years ago I tried to live without plastic for a month. A decade on, would it be easier or harder?  

The holiday village run by spies  
An idyllic holiday resort on the banks of the Red Sea was a base for Israeli spies with a secret mission.  

The mystery of the homesick mechanic who stole a plane  
In 1969 a mechanic stole a plane from East Anglia and set off for the States. Then he disappeared. Did he crash or was he shot down?  

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Macron sees Trump dropping Iran nuclear deal  
France's leader admits he may have failed to persuade his US counterpart to stick to the 2015 accord.  

Ronny Jackson: Trump veterans nominee bows out amid allegations  
Ronny Jackson rails against "baseless and anonymous attacks" on his character and integrity.  

India state records 36,749 lightning strikes in 13 hours  
Nine people have been killed in Andhra Pradesh amid an unusually high number of lightning strikes.  

Spain 'wolf pack' gang jailed for sex attack in Pamplona  
Five men accused of gang-raping a woman are found guilty of sexual abuse but cleared of rape.  

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer to plead Fifth Amendment in Daniels case  
Michael Cohen invokes his right to remain silent in the case of adult film star Stormy Daniels.  

Tokio boy band member apologises for kissing schoolgirl  
Tatsuya Yamaguchi of boy band Tokio says "no apology is enough" after forcibly kissing a schoolgirl.  

Late author 'helped catch serial killer'  
Comedian Patton Oswalt says his late wife's bestselling book helped identify suspected California killer.  

Crossing Divides: Austrian group helps deaf refugees learn sign language  
An Austrian organisation teaches sign language and written German to asylum seekers and refugees.  

Nigeria 'baby factory' raided in Lagos  
More than 160 children are rescued from a "baby factory" and illegal orphanages, an official says.  

'Real bodies' exhibition causes controversy in Australia  
Organisers reject an assertion that the exhibition may contain executed Chinese political prisoners.  

Swaziland has a new name - eSwatini - but what else has changed?  
Swaziland has changed its name to eSwatini. But will the lives of its citizens change?  

Lionel Messi wins fight to register himself as trademark  
A European court rules after a seven-year legal fight that the football superstar can trademark his name.  

Athlete Semenya hit by testosterone rules  
Some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men or change events unless they take medication, from 1 November.  

India China: Why is Modi meeting Xi now?  
Analyst Shashank Joshi explains why the two Asian giants have decided to ease tension.  

Kim Jong-un to meet Moon Jae-in at Korean border for summit  
Final details are announced for Friday's historic meeting between the two Korean leaders.  

Meghan Markle's Suits exit airs on TV in the US  
The fiancée of Prince Harry makes her final appearance as Rachel Zane in the US legal drama.  

Trump thanks Kanye West for Twitter compliments  
The US rapper says he and the president share "dragon energy" and calls Mr Trump his "brother".  

Elliot Rodger: How misogynist killer became 'incel hero'  
Elliot Rodger killed six people in 2014 and was praised by the Toronto van attack suspect.  

Diplomacy on the menu: How food can shape politics  
Why what's on the table can determine what's on the agenda.  

The house that is in both India and Myanmar  
The international border between India and Myanmar runs through this house in Longwa village.  

African female bikers raising health awareness in Nigeria  
Taking women's health awareness across Nigeria, on a motorbike.  

'I run for the family I'm not allowed to see'  
Runner Salah Ameidan takes part in the Sahara Marathon every year - it's the closest he can get to his family, who live in territory governed by Morocco.  

Korean talks: What will come from Kim-Moon meeting?  
The talks are unlikely to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear weapons but could bring the countries closer.  

'Why I performed magic in North Korea'  
A Singaporean magician explains how he ended up performing in a Pyongyang arts festival.  

Meet people who review Facebook's reported content  
'Laura' worked as a content reviewer for Facebook. She describes some of the terrible things she saw.  

Photos that tell the story of the past 75 years  
A new US exhibition shows off some of the most striking news photos of the past seven decades.  

Five times Macron ripped into Trumpism  
President Emmanuel Macron used a speech to Congress to deliver several rebukes to his US counterpart.  

Iran pushes app with 'Death to America' emoji  
Tehran wants 50m users of the Telegram messaging service to switch to its own version.  

Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest  
A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.  

Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise  
Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.  

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